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temporoparietal

Definitions

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  • adj. Of or pertaining to the temporal lobe and parietal lobe, or the junction where they meet.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Of or pertaining to the temporal and parietal bones: as, the temporoparietal suture (the continuous parietomastoid and squamosal sutures).

Etymologies

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temporo- +‎ parietal

Examples

  • Until now, the brain's "default network" - which is linked to easy, routine mental activity and includes the medial prefrontal cortex (PFC), the posterior cingulate cortex and the temporoparietal junction - was the only part of the brain thought to be active when our minds wander.

    Boing Boing

  • During improvisation, the highly trained music majors used their brains in a way the nonmusicians could not: they deactivated their right-temporoparietal junction.

    The Creativity Crisis

  • September: The fault lies in our brain, not in bogeymen, that we feel creepy, according to the accidental discovery that stimulating a part of the brain called the left temporoparietal junction caused a young woman to believe a strange, shadowy young man was standing just behind her ... when there was really no one there at all.

    Archive 2006-12-24

  • At least, according to the accidental discovery that stimulating a part of the brain called the left temporoparietal junction caused a young woman to believe a strange, shadowy young man was standing just behind her ... when there was really no one there at all.

    The fault lies in our brain, not in boogeymen, that we feel creepy

  • Evidence from neuroscience shows that these mentalizing tasks involve very different neuronal areas such as the medial prefrontal cortex, temporoparietal cortex, and the cingulate cortex.

    Empathy

  • The other is the temporoparietal junction where your parietal and temporal lobes meet, described first in neuroimaging by Rebecca Saxe of MIT and colleagues.

    Archive 2007-10-01

  • Though the woman had no history of psychological problems, she repeatedly perceived a "shadow person" hovering behind her when doctors electrically stimulated an area of her brain called the left temporoparietal junction.

    Information, Culture, Policy, Education: The shadowy stranger in your brain

  • During the last 15 years weak, complex magnetic fields have been applied across the two cerebral hemispheres at the level of the temporoparietal lobes of more than 500 volunteers.

    Archive 2006-10-01

  • In this case, a team of researchers led by neuroscientist Shahar Arzy managed to induce this experience by stimulating an area of the brain called the left temporoparietal junction.

    Mind Hacks: Inducing the shadow-self by stimulating the brain

  • The temporoparietal junction might be significant as it is thought to process and hold representations of the body and its relationship to external space.

    Mind Hacks: Inducing the shadow-self by stimulating the brain

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